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Former NBA star, Manute Bol dies at age 47

Former NBA star, Manute Bol, 7' 6"

Manute Bol dead at age 47

   Manute Bol died at a Virginia hospital at age 47.  He was being treated for severe kidney trouble and a painful skin condition.

  Bol spent 10 seasons in the NBA and later worked closely with Sudan Sunrise, a humanitarian group based in Kansas.

   During his professional basketball days Bol played for Washington, Golden State, Philadelphia and Miami.  The 7 foot 6 inch basketball player was hospitalized since mid May.

June 22, 2010 Posted by | Basketball | , , | Leave a comment